And now, it's September. I told myself not to even try to blog during the summer because I would just disappoint myself. So here we are.
My daughter Daniella started Junior Kindergarten this year. That's so weird to me. I feel like she was just born yesterday and now she's off to school. I expected to be emotional about it but I wasn't. I think there was just too much commotion that day to be emotional.
Another change in my life is that I'm now unemployed. It's a long story, but I am now a stay-at-home mom. I've been telling my husband for the last 3 years how much I wish I could stay at home with my kids and take better care of the house and have more homemade meals, etc. So here's my chance. I guess this is probably where I should mention that I'm expecting! We found out at the beginning of August and I'm currently 13 weeks along. So this is why I am not finding another job right now. Who wants to hire someone who will be taking maternity leave in 6 months?
So yesterday I made taco salad for supper. Instead of using the little packets of taco seasoning that you find in the grocery store, I made my own mixture. It's WAY cheaper, much tastier, and no added junk like MSG, etc. My husband told me several times that it's much tastier than the store bought so I think I will stick with this.
Today I decided to bake some bread. Ever since moving out east 5 years ago, I've had trouble baking any decent bread. I'm not sure what it is since other people seem to do it fine, but I always have trouble getting the dough to rise. I don't know if it's the elevation, or maybe the house is too cold, but either way today was successful. Once the dough was made, I put a heating pad in a large bowl and put the dough bowl inside the larger bowl. That seemed to do the trick!
I also made some Zumma (Summer) Borscht. It's a Mennonite soup that I grew up with. It's got farmer sausage, potatoes, onions, and dill. So delicious! So tonight we had soup and bread for supper. Yummy!
Well I guess that's all for now. Have a great day!